Introducing David Page- our Product Recall Expert from Apollo Syndicate

I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce myself and the Apollo Syndicate in general to APRIL’s broker audience through the newsletter. Apollo Syndicate 1969 commenced trading in January 2010 with the primary aim of building a first class privately owned underwriting platform operating at Lloyd’s. Since formation, Apollo has grown from an original […]

APRIL underwrites part of a huge cargo storage and transit risk!

As many of you know, we launched our commercial marine department two years ago, and from there we have continued to expand our focus into many associated lines. Recently we have developed and launched a capacity for stock throughput – providing global coverage for stock and cargo for multi-national companies, importers and exporters, moving goods […]

APRIL writes Cyber policy for a joint venture of medical professionals

Last month, one of our commercial Underwriters Anne Permesurdin was approached by a broker looking to insure 99 member doctors. More specifically, the broker wanted to cover the cyber exposure of her clients, who owned an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, operated under a joint venture with shared costs. This class of business is particularly […]

APRIL insures a VERY special house

Lucie Lee Frappier, one of our Residential Team leaders, was approached this month by a broker in Ontario to insure a home with a rather bizarre twist: two completely fire proof incinerators on premises for burning of religious books. The sole purpose of these buildings are for a religious ceremony that is held once every […]


Risks of the month – From CGL to Medical Mal Practice

This month, rather than focusing on one particular risk, we decided to show you a range of our more varied risks across our commercial team. In the last month we have worked on the following: Commercial General Liability for an insured that manufactures railway products including freight car and locomotive parts. Site Environmental Impairment Liability […]


Risk of the month – APRIL bound an interesting EIL policy!

Our risk of the month This month we bound a particularly interesting Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) policy – including contractors Pollution Liability and Site Pollution Liability. This new coverage line for APRIL Canada, was placed for a company in Southern Alberta that has a mobile system for applying different types of treatments and coatings to seeds […]